English version

barge in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbargebarge1 /bɑːdʒ $ bɑːrdʒ/ noun  [countable]TTW a large low boat with a flat bottom, used for carrying goods on a canal or river
Examples from the Corpus
bargeIt was even better than going by barge.A network of subsidized cargo barges and water taxis would be introduced on the city's canals to compensate.Each barge weighs about 850 tons and carries about eleven hundred tons of steel.The Columbia River was a traffic jam of barges carrying bauxite to the smelters in Longview, Washington.There must be lots of barge owners wanting similar gang-planks.No one had seen them lift themselves from the barges or soar upward.It seemed that he was not, after all, a true barge dweller.